(WASHINGTON) -- A Senate hearing grew heated on Wednesday as Republicans repeatedly demanded Attorney General Merrick Garland retract and apologize for a memo he issued earlier this month aimed at addressing a rise in threats against school board officials around the country. In an oversight hearing... Read More.
(CHICAGO) -- At least six people have been killed and 37 wounded, including a 3-year-old boy, in shootings that erupted across Chicago over the weekend, according to police. As of noon Sunday, Chicago police had responded to at least 35 separate shooting incidents across the... Read More.
(KABUL, Afghanistan) -- When Waheed Arian heard of the two bombings out Kabul's airport in Afghanistan, he rushed to call his family members to ensure that they were safe. Arian is a doctor and ex-refugee, who fled Afghanistan during the Taliban's rule in 1999, and... Read More.
(CHICAGO) -- Following another violent weekend in Chicago in which 56 people were shot, 11 fatally, the Chicago Police Department Superintendent David Brown announced a new strategy to combat gun violence. Brown said the department will create a team of 50 officers to target gun traffickers,... Read More.
(CHICAGO) -- Three law enforcement officers in Chicago were shot on the city's South Side on the heels of a violent holiday weekend that racked up shootings in the triple digits. The officers, two ATF Chicago agents and one Chicago Police Department officer, were driving... Read More.
(BATON ROUGE, La.) -- It is just after 5 p.m. on a muggy, hot Louisiana evening and officers with the Baton Rouge Police Department and deputies from the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Department, along with local community leaders, are gathering in Maplewood Park. They are... Read More.
(DETROIT, Mich.) — Three people, including an 11-year-old boy and his father, were sitting in a car when they were shot and injured in a violent triple shooting caught on video, Detroit police said. The boy, his father and the third passenger, a 30-year-old man,... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- In a new warning to congressional lawmakers, the FBI assesses that frustrated followers of the QAnon conspiracy theory could turn from online talk of violence to causing real-world violence. The FBI warning about domestic violent extremists (DVE) comes as the Biden administration on... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Three weeks ago, a 1-year old baby playing at his family pool in Baton Rouge, Louisiana was shot and killed along with his two older brothers. “It was a targeted incident and the baby just happened to be one of the victims... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- It was a violent Memorial Day weekend for many American cities. Gun violence in the U.S. is surging. So far, 8,100 people in the United States have died from gun violence in 2021 as of Sunday, according to the Gun Violence Archive,... Read More.
A Pennsylvania parole board denied Bill Cosby's bid to be released from prison earlier this month, due in large part to his refusal to complete a required treatment program for violent sex offenders. The 83-year-old disgraced comedian was denied parole on May 11, a spokesperson for... Read More.
(CHICAGO) -- A violent weekend in Chicago left at least 48 people shot in separate incidents, including two police officers who were wounded on Sunday morning when they responded to a ShotSpotter detection alert, authorities said. At least five people were killed in the rash... Read More.